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In March 2011 a giant earthquake and tsunami struck Japan and killed over 20,000 people. These events also seriously damaged 4 nuclear plants at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant....
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Full Title: After Fukushima: American Attitudes About Nuclear Power Policy Questions Author(s): ORC Institute Publisher(s): ORC Institute Publication Date: 3/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): In the midst of the unfolding Japanese nuclear reactor crisis, a new ORC International...
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The premise of Robert Stone’s newly released documentary, Pandora’s Promise, is that despite the scary features of nuclear radiation, nuclear power is the best chance we have to avoid the...
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Full Title: Comments on the Fukushima Accident Author(s): Herschel Specter Publisher(s): RBR Consultants, Inc. Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This report offers some comments on the Fukushima accident and the offsite  responses to it....
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In an opinion piece in the New York Times, writer David Ropeik argues that the nature of how humans perceive risk has led to some impractical, and potentially counterproductive, energy...
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Full Title: Fukushima and Emergency Planning Author(s): Herschel Specter Publisher(s): N/A Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  One of the major lessons to be learned from the Fukushima accident is the need to minimize overall...
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Full Title: Fukushima and the Ocean Author(s): Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Publisher(s): Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Publication Date: 3/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): This flip book details the lessons learned from the unprecedented release of radioactive contaminants into the...
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March 11th, 2012 marked the one-year anniversary of a severe earthquake and tsunami off the coast of Japan. This natural disaster killed 20,000 people, and led to the crisis at...
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Full Title: Fukushima Daiichi: ANS Committee Report Author(s): American Nuclear Society Publisher(s): American Nuclear Society Publication Date: 6/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: In April 2011, Joe Colvin, American Nuclear Society (ANS) president at the time, formed the...
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Full Title: Improving Spent-Fuel Storage at Nuclear Reactors Author(s): Robert Alvarez Publisher(s): The Institute for Policy Studies Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 8 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD FILE<– Description (excerpt): The nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan,...
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The meltdowns at three nuclear plants at Fukushima, Japan almost three years ago were an economic disaster, but were these plants inherently unsafe? Did the Fukushima designs provide adequate safety...
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The Japanese government, which had announced a gradual phase-out of nuclear power by 2040, reversed that position and will instead develop an energy policy “with flexibility, based on tireless verification...
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Full Title: Lessons Learned About Spent Fuel Pools From the Fukushima Accident Author(s): Herschel Specter Publisher(s): N/A Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Committee on Lessons Learned from the...
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Full Title: Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security of U.S. Nuclear Plants: Phase 2 Author(s): Committee on Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for...
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Full Title: Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety of U.S. Nuclear Plants Author(s): Committee on Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident for Improving Safety and Security...
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Full Title: No More Fukushimas; No More Fort Calhouns (2015) Author(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 03/2015 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Two significant nuclear power safety events occurred in...
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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved by a 4-to-1 vote Southern Company’s bid to build two nuclear reactors along the Georgia-South Carolina border. These are the first new reactors to...
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Full Title: Nuclear Power in a Post-Fukushima World Author(s): Mycle Schneider Publisher(s): Worldwatch Institute Publication Date: 04/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt): Four weeks after the beginning of the nuclear crisis on Japan’s east coast,...
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Full Title: Prospects for U.S. Nuclear Power After Fukushima Author(s): Lucas W. Davis Publisher(s): Energy Institute at Haas Publication Date: 8/2011 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: The prospects for a revival of U.S. nuclear power were dim even before the tragic...
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Full Title: Risks and Effects of Radiation: Putting Fukushima in Context Author(s): Health Physics Society Publisher(s): Health Physics Society Publication Date: 3/2012 Language: English Length: 1:33:45, video Description: The Health Physics Society (HPS) strongly influenced media coverage...
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Full Title: Seismic Safety Analysis and Upgrading of Operating Nuclear Power Plants Author(s): Tamás János Katona Publisher(s): Intech Publication Date: 1/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Experience of the March 11 2011, Great Tohoku earthquake clearly demonstrated...
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Full Title: The Future of Nuclear Power After Fukushima Author(s): Paul L. Joskow and John E. Parsons Publisher(s): MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research Publication Date: 2/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: This paper analyzes the impact of the Fukushima accident...
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Full Title: U.S. Nuclear Power after Fukushima Common Sense Recommendations for Safety and Security Author(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publisher(s): Union of Concerned Scientists Publication Date: 7/2011 Language: English Length: 12 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD...
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